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A national public engagement campaign to share information and resources to increase awareness and encourage youth to talk about suicide.


A network of youth peer supporters trained by Outlive to provide emotional support through a chat-based mobile platform to youth in distress or having thoughts of ending their life.


10 youth advocates who will be trained and supported by Outlive to engage with policymakers and participate in policy processes for youth suicide prevention.


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Outlive is jointly implemented by three partner organisations – Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy (Indian Law Society), Sangath, and Quicksand Design Studio – and is supported by Comic Relief.


people make all the difference

  • Soumitra Pathare, Director
  • Arjun Kapoor, Programme Manager
  • Ankita Lalwani, Project Manager
  • Chetana Iyer, Research Associate
  • Chehak Gidwani, Research Associate

  • Pattie Gonsalves, Principal Investigator
  • Sweta Pal, Co-investigator and Project Director
  • Sanjana Jain, Project Coordinator
  • James E.J, Data Manager 

  • Avinash Kumar, Creative Director
  • Jyoti Narayan, Project Management and App Development
  • Faith Gonsalves, Public Health Communications
  • Fiza Ranalvi Jha, Public Engagement

  • Shelly Sharma
  • Gaurav Sharma
  • Natasha Yadav
  • Anupam Arunachalam
  • Poshika Singh
  • Whirldata Labs
  • Mallika Sankaranarayanan
  • Pavitra Jayaraman
  • Aarushi Agrawal
  • Dhriti Mittal

Our wider project team includes a nationally representative Young People’s Advisory Group (YPAG), that works with us to steer the project objectives and activities, evaluation and public engagement.

  • Sonaksha, Bangalore
  • Raashi Thakran, Bangalore/UK
  • Ishita Mehra, Dehradun
  • Om Kumar, Bangalore
  • Lulu Yumnam, Manipur
  • Yash Jha, Pune
  • Akash Jadhav, Pune
  • Reshma Ahire, Pune
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